in Salome (SDCo)
The Australian Ballet
Josef's professional career began with the International Opera Company production of, Aida before he joined The Australian Ballet (Soloist), Modern Dans Topluluguu in Ankara, Turkey, Nomad Dance Theatre then Sydney Dance Company.
He performed in the GFO Production of Man of La Mancha, was Charlie Redding in Officer and a Gentleman and developed and played the iconic role of Johnny Castle in the original stage adaptation of, Dirty Dancing - the classic story on stage, which he toured throughout Australia and New Zealand, opened on London's West End and throughout the United States as part of the pre-Broadway tour (1500+ shows over 4.5 years).
Josef returned to Australia to take on the role of Patrick in the multi-Logie Award winning series, Dance Academy, Dale Canning on Home & Away, Auctus in Spartacus - Gods of the Arena, Daniel in Sam's Story before playing Matt Turner for over two years on the beloved Aussie drama, Neighbours.
More recently Josef played Graham King on Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries, Dr. Mike on Home & Away and Bryce Anderson in the feature film, Buckley’s Chance.
Josef was Associate Producer, Writer and Camera on the ABC TV documentary, Art, During Siege, Producer/Writer on the webisode series, At the Fork, co-founded CINEMOVES - a forum for dance & movement on screen and was a sitting member of the NSW Minstry of the Arts, Dance Board.
Josef was also a Writer on multiple episodes of NEIGHBOURS and has written numerous articles and interviews on dance for MDM Dancewear .